Help:Static maps

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As of version 0.5, Maps supports static maps. Static maps are maps in the form of plain images, in contrast to dynamic maps, which reside in a JavaScript mapping API, and allow you to interact in various ways. Working with static maps has several advantages over dynamic maps, including the fact that users don't need to have a client that support JavaScript to view the map.

You can specify whether a map should be static with the 'static' parameter, and if the user should be able to activate it by clicking it, so it turns into a dynamic map, with the 'activatable' parameter. You can find several examples of static maps here.

At the moment, only this functionality is only supported for display_map with the OSM service. See the OSM specific map properties for more info.